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Taste & Appearance in Produce Choice

by Allison Schultz Have you ever had a bite of crispy red bell pep­per that tast­ed like water? Or a straw­ber­ry that tast­ed more like dirt than sum­mer sun­shine? May­be it was a peach that looked sym­met­ri­cal and bright yel­low-orange and blem­ish free on the out­side, but that was hard to bite into or mealy… 


Cleaning Raw Produce

by Allison Schultz As sum­mer comes to a close and the sea­son­al har­vest of veg­eta­bles peaks its good to remem­ber a few basic hygiene steps to keep in mind.  Before bit­ing into that peach, roast­ing those fin­ger­ling pota­toes or grilling that aspara­gus, you should always remem­ber to clean your pro­duce first. Tech­nique is impor­tant here,…